Engineering (211)

The Chennai Institute of Technology (CIT), Chennai, organised the International Conference on Recent Advancements in Wireless Communications, Signal and Image Processing, on 29 to 30 June 2020 on a virtual platform. They invited Dr G. Kumaravel (Lecturer, Engineering Department, Ibri College of Technology) as a keynote speaker for the session Signal and Image Processing. He delivered a speech as a keynote speaker on 30 June 2020 in the timeslot 2-3 pm. He covered different areas in the image processing techniques and its impact on the machine vision applications in the automation sectors.

 

Thursday, 09 July 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

OJT and the Industrial Link Committee of the Engineering Department organised an industrial visit to Steam Power Plant, Ibri Hospital, Ibri. This visit was organised for Bachelor students. Fifteen students and two staff members, Mr Santhosh B and Mr Irshad Ahmed, from the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Section, visited the site on 11 March 2020 from 10:15 am to 2:30 pm.

The following is a list of operations and units which are useful for bachelor students at Ibri Hospital.

  • Steam generation, distribution and utilization
  • Sewage water treatment plant
  • Operation maintenance of pump stations.

Mr Kumar MP, the head of the Maintenance Department, welcomed the staff and students, and gave a brief introduction about the activities. He explained, and students had a practical exposure to, the following:

  • Operation of Yorkshire-made fire tube boilers
  • Clear understanding about the working of the fire tube boiler mountings and accessories
  • Steam generation, transmission, and utilization
  • Students came to know about practical applications of steam i.e. for sterilisation of medical accessories, boiling of water and cooking purposes
  • Working of chillers and vacuum pumps
  • Processes involved in the sewage treatment plant

During the session, the students interacted with the engineers very effectively. All the students expressed their thanks to the officials for the opportunity. This visit was highly useful for the students. A special word of thanks is extended to Mr Santhosh B, Mr Irshad Ahmed and Mr Zaid Al Badi who were actively involved in arranging this industrial visit.

 

Monday, 29 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Artificial Neural Networks and their Application in MATLAB” on 25 June 2020 from 10 to 11.00 am. Mr Veera Nagi Reddy. V, lecturer (Electrical Engineering) delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He briefed an overview of artificial neural networks, and various machine learning algorithms. His presentation mainly focused on recent research trends of artificial neural networks in the field of Engineering. He also explained neural network-based function approximation using MATLAB. The presentation was well received by the staff with good interaction. The workshop was interactive, informative and effective. A total of 39 staff members participated.

Monday, 29 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Modern Radar Systems - An Overview” on 22 June 2020 from 10 to 11.30 am. Mr Antony Judice, Lecturer (Electronics and Communication Engineering) delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He gave general introduction on modern radar systems and their application. His presentation mainly focused on the different types of radars (Military and civilian); features of the new Muscat Air Traffic Control Centre (MCC) and its function which is being governed by Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA). He also elaborated about the future of radar systems and air traffic management, benefits, challenges, and their framework. The presentation was well received by the staff with good interaction. A total of 49 staff members participated.

Monday, 29 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Biofuels: An overview as an Alternative Fuel” on Tuesday, 24 June 2020 from 10 to 11.20 am. Mr Santhosh Byatappa, lecturer (Mechanical Engineering), delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He gave a general introduction to Biofuels and its derivatives. His presentation focused on various feedstocks available for biofuels and their global footprints, and procedures related to various extraction methodologies. He also explained about various generation of biofuels, challenges and drawbacks. The presentation was well-received by the staff with good interaction. A total of 32 staff members participated.

 

Thursday, 25 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised an online workshop on “ANSYS Workbench” on 18 June 2020 from 10 to 11 am. Dr Sivananth Varatharajan, Lecturer (Engineering Department), delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He gave a general introduction about the Ansys software and its application to solve real time problems. His presentation mainly focused on the structural analysis of a simple supported beam to explore the software tools. The participants were trained to understand modelling using Design Modeler and the import options from other modelling software. He also explained about assigning material properties, meshing and boundary conditions to perform the simulation. The speaker concluded the presentation by comparing software and analytical results to highlight the software accuracy. The staff members felt that the presentation was very useful and effective.

 

Monday, 22 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The SDC and RCC, Engineering Department, conducted a workshop on “WRITING A RESEARCH ARTICLE USING A REFERENCE MANAGEMENT SYSYTEM” on 15 June 2020 from 10 to 11 am. Dr Divakara Shetty A S (Member of RCC, Engineering Department) conducted the workshop with the objective of creating awareness among the faculty members about the structure of the research article and the importance of publishing a research article in high-impact factor journals. The participants were trained to understand various methods of identifying the quality of the journal. The speaker also explained the importance of different data management systems such as the Scopus Index and Web of Science. The different journals such as ISI, SCI, SSCI and Scopus indexes were explained to the participants.  The reference management software called Mendeley was explained by the speaker with live examples. The different methods of importing research articles to Mendeley library also were demonstrated by the speaker in a very effective way. The staff members felt that the presentation was very useful and effective.

Monday, 22 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Exploring the use of MS TEAMS for effective online classes” by Mr D. Prasanna Venkatesh, Lecturer (E-Learning Committee Coordinator), Engineering Department, on 17 June 2020, from 10 to 11.30 am. He delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He gave a general introduction to exploring MS Teams for effective online classes and its framework. His presentation mainly focused on procedures related to online classes and how MS Teams is superior. He also showed how to create a class; how to add members in a class; how to view the members in your class; what a channel is; how to add channels; and its framework. The speaker concluded the presentation demonstrating how MS Teams is superior. Finally, he clarified the doubts of the staff members, who felt that the presentation was very useful and effective.

Monday, 22 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Blended learning (Future of the Education)” on 10 June 2020 from 10 to 11.30 am. Dr K. Elangovan HoS (Mechanical Engineering) delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He gave a general introduction to blended learning and its framework. His presentation mainly focused on procedures related to newer teaching methodologies, BL models, instructional design considerations, ISD models, and blended design approaches. He also explained about the benefits and challenges of blended learning, and its framework. The presentation is well received by the staff with good interaction. A total of 50 staff members participated.

 

Thursday, 18 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering

The Staff Development Committee of the Engineering Department organised a programme on “Assessment through E-learning” on 11 June 2020 from 10 to 11.30 am. Dr Ilankumaran, HoS (Electrical and Electronics), delivered the presentation for the benefit of the staff members. He delivered a general introduction to E-learning online assessment and its framework. His presentation mainly focused on preparing the quizzes and question banks and various types of questions like multiple choices, fill in the blanks, calculations etc… It is useful to conduct online quizzes and assessments through E-learning Moodle. He also explained sample quizzes through E-learning and explained benefits, challenges, and its framework. The speaker finally concluded the presentation with Assessment through E-learning. The staff members felt that the presentation was very much useful and effective. A total of 69 staff members participated.

Thursday, 18 June 2020 00:00 Written by in Engineering
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